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NEBOSH

INTERNATIONAL DIPLOMA in OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY

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The NEBOSH International Diploma is the qualification for aspiring health and safety professionals building directly upon the foundation of knowledge provided by the NEBOSH International General Certificate. It is designed to provide students with the expertise wherever in the world they may be working required to undertake a career as a safety and health practitioner. It also provides a sound basis for progression to an MSc or more specialist study (such as the NEBOSH Specialist Diploma in Environmental Management). There are no entry requirements for this qualification, though the achievement of the NEBOSH International General Certificate or direct equivalent prior to undertaking the Diploma course is highly recommended.

Course Content
The NEBOSH International Diploma is modelled on the NEBOSH National Diploma. The key difference between the two is that instead of referring to UK Laws, the International Diploma takes a risk management approach based on best practice and international standards, such as the International Labour Organisation (ILO) codes of practice, with special reference to models such as the ILOs Guidelines on Occupational Safety and Health Management Systems (ILO-OSH 2001). Underpinning knowledge of legal frameworks is included and local laws and cultural factors may form part of the study programme where relevant and appropriate. This qualification provides the core health and safety knowledge which underpins competent performance as an Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner.

Course Duration and Assessment


The qualification is divided into four units, each of which is assessed separately: Unit IA: International management of health and safety Unit IB: International control of hazardous agents in the workplace Unit IC: International workplace and work equipment safety Unit ID: International application of health and safety theory and practice Students may choose to take individual units in any order over a five year period. The standard of English required by students studying for the NEBOSH International Diploma must be such that they can both understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus. The qualification is divided into four units, three assessed by written examinations of three hours duration (Units IA, IB and IC) with the assignment unit designed to test knowledge across the syllabus, assessing application of health and safety theory and practice (Unit ID).

Additional Information:
On successful completion of the qualification, the Diploma holder may apply for Graduate membership (Grad IOSH) of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), the major UK professional body in the field www.iosh.co.uk). This is the first step to becoming a Chartered Safety and Health Practitioner as a Chartered Member of IOSH (CMIOSH).

NEBOSH
INTERNATIONAL DIPLOMA in OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY

This qualification is also accepted by the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (www.iirsm.org) as meeting their requirements for full membership (MIIRSM). Holders of the NEBOSH International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety may use the designatory letters IDipNEBOSH after their name.

Schedules in Dubai, UAE


Week 1 19 - 23 Feb 2012 Week 2 15 - 19 Apr 2012 Week 3 27 - 31 May 2012 A, B, C Exams (1) 4,5,6 Jul 2012 Unit D Submission Mar / Sept 2012

Week 4 2 - 6 Sept 2012

Week 5 7 - 11 Oct 2012

Week 6 4 - 8 Nov 2012

A, B, C Exams (2) Jan 2013

Unit D Submission Mar / Sept 2013

*New Syllabus
UNIT A 11-22 Nov 2012 UNIT B 10-21 Feb 2013 UNIT C 7-18 April 2013 A, B, C Exams 4,5,6 Jul 2013 Unit D Submission Mar / Sept 2013

Schedules in Cairo, Egypt


Week 1 20 - 24 Feb Week 2 16 - 20 Apr Week 3 18 - 22 Jun A, B, C Exams (1) 4,5,6 Jul 2012 Unit D Submission Mar / Sept 2012

Week 4 20 - 24 Aug

Week 5 22 - 26 Oct

Week 6 10 - 14 Dec

A, B, C Exams (2) 4,5,6 Jul 2012

Unit D Submission Mar / Sept 2013

Course Fee in Dubai, UAE:


AED 29,000 per candidate AED 26,000 per candidate (early bird)

(Left - Right): Teresa Budworth, NEBOSHs Chief Executive; Sir Bill Callaghan, NEBOSHs Chair; Lisa Meehan, Top Candidate for the International Diploma (from TWI) and Judith E Hackitt CBE, Chair of the Health and Safety Executive.